• Prepare activity statement - lodgment confirmation

    This screen provides the following information:

    • lodgment receipt number for your activity statement or instalment notice
    • financial outcome of the activity statement – a credit, debit or zero balance.

    If there are any debts owed, they will be offset before a refund is issued. The refund amount will be reflected on your activity statement account the next working day after the activity statement is processed.

    We will not be able to process a refund if:

    • you have any activity statements that are overdue and unlodged at the time your refund is processed – overdue activity statements are displayed on the Activity statement list screen, or
    • your financial institution details are incorrect. To check your financial institution details, select Your clients/Client details from the left menu.

    You should lodge your activity statement even if you are unable to immediately pay any amounts owing. If you are having trouble making a payment, you should contact us to discuss a payment arrangement.

    Screen buttons

    Print friendly version 

    This button displays a print friendly version of your lodgment. You can choose to either print or save a copy of the lodgment. To save a copy as a PDF, click Print and choose 'PDF' from the printer options.



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